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Product Description: In this "enlightening" (Jane Brody, New York Times) book, Harvard Medical School physician Angelo E. Volandes offers a solution to traumatic end-of-life care: talking, medicine's oldest tool.There is an unspoken dark side of American medicine--keeping patients alive at any price...read more

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9781620408544 | 1 edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 13, 2015), cover price $26.00

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9781620408551 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 5, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In this "enlightening" (Jane Brody, New York Times) book, Harvard Medical School physician Angelo E.
9780352330536, titled "A Sense of Entitlement" | London Bridge, February 1, 1996, cover price $5.95 | also contains A Sense of Entitlement

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Product Description: Communication is at the heart of any complete understanding of the end of life. While it is true that individuals physically die as a single entity, the process of ending an individual life is located within a complex system of relationships and roles connected and constructed through communicative processes...read more

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9781433125836 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, September 9, 2015, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Communication is at the heart of any complete understanding of the end of life.

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9781433125829 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, August 31, 2015, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Communication is at the heart of any complete understanding of the end of life.

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Product Description: The care of patients with advanced and terminal illness can be extremely rewarding but often causes professionals a considerable amount of discomfort. This is especially so when you feel under confident in your abilities to provide a high quality of symptom management and relief from distress and to communicate appropriately with patients...read more

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9780198702412 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 19, 2015), cover price $42.95 | About this edition: The care of patients with advanced and terminal illness can be extremely rewarding but often causes professionals a considerable amount of discomfort.

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9780199332342 | 4 pck har/ edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 26, 2015), cover price $129.95

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Product Description: Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or motor neurone disease) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that can cause profound suffering for both the patient and their family. Whilst new treatments for ALS are being developed, these are not curative and offer only the potential to slow its progression...read more
By Wendy Johnston (editor)

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9780199686025 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 20, 2014), cover price $129.95 | About this edition: Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or motor neurone disease) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that can cause profound suffering for both the patient and their family.

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By Chai (editor), Suzanne Goldhirsch (editor), Meier (editor) and Morris (editor)

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9780195389319 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 18, 2014), cover price $84.00

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Product Description: The many unfounded myths and fears that surround working with people at the end of their lives are dispelled in this thoughtful book, and the authors provide both practical and emotional support for those involved in caring for dying patients...read more

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9781849051330 | Jessica Kingsley Pub, December 15, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The many unfounded myths and fears that surround working with people at the end of their lives are dispelled in this thoughtful book, and the authors provide both practical and emotional support for those involved in caring for dying patients.

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Product Description: With the number of people requiring palliative and end-of-life care set to increase by 2020, it is the responsibility of every nurse, regardless of specialism, to know how to provide high-quality care to this group of people. Yet caring for those nearing the end of life can throw up complex issues, including handling bereavement, cultural and ethical issues, delivering care in a wide variety of settings, symptom management and also ensuring your own emotional resilience...read more

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9781446270912 | 1 edition (Learning Matters, July 16, 2014), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: With the number of people requiring palliative and end-of-life care set to increase by 2020, it is the responsibility of every nurse, regardless of specialism, to know how to provide high-quality care to this group of people.

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9781446270929 | 1 edition (Learning Matters, July 16, 2014), cover price $36.00

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Product Description: The process of patients with advanced illnesses entering the emergency department is fraught with uncertainty for both patients and medical providers. Yet, there is a lack of definitive and accessible resources which provide immediate guidance for the care of these patients...read more
By Abbott (contributor), Eric Bryant (contributor), Paul L. Desandre (editor), Tammie E. Quest, M. D. (editor) and Knox H. Todd, M. D. (foreword by)

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9780199895618 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 31, 2013), cover price $38.95 | About this edition: The process of patients with advanced illnesses entering the emergency department is fraught with uncertainty for both patients and medical providers.

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Product Description: Public health approaches to palliative care have been growing in policy importance and practice acceptance. This innovative volume explores the major concepts, practice examples, and practice guidelines for this new approach. The goal of ‘comprehensive care’ – seamless support for patients as they transition between home based care and inpatient services – relies on the principles of health promotion and community development both to ensure services are available and importantly appropriate for patients’ needs...read more
By Allan Kellehear (editor)

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9780415663502 | 1 edition (Routledge, October 12, 2011), cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Public health approaches to palliative care have been growing in policy importance and practice acceptance.

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9780415833479 | Reprint edition (Routledge, February 13, 2013), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Public health approaches to palliative care have been growing in policy importance and practice acceptance.

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By Jack M. Berger (editor)

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9781461451631 | 1 edition (Springer Verlag, November 27, 2012), cover price $89.99

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Product Description: The first edition of this text was the first authoritative, systematic and comprehensive text to define the increasingly important and evolving specialty of paediatric palliative care. It explores both the clinical aspects and the multidimensional and holistic nature of care for the dying child, based on the knowledge that all human experience has a physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual impact...read more
By Ann Goldman (editor), Richard Hain (editor) and Stephen Liben (editor)

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9780199595105 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 13, 2012), cover price $235.00 | About this edition: The first edition of this text was the first authoritative, systematic and comprehensive text to define the increasingly important and evolving specialty of paediatric palliative care.
9780198526537 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 16, 2006, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: This book is the first authoritative, systematic and comprehensive text to define the increasingly important and evolving specialty of pediatric palliative care.

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Product Description: When a person suffers from advanced, progressive illness, palliative care? treatments that improve the physical and psychological quality of life of patients and their families? can be just as important as treatments that aim to slow or prevent disease progression...read more

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9781447128427 | 1 edition (Springer Verlag, May 14, 2012), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: When a person suffers from advanced, progressive illness, palliative care?

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Product Description: Maintaining dignity for patients approaching death is a core principle of palliative care. Translating that principle into methods of guiding care at the end of life, however, can be a complicated and daunting task. Dignity therapy, a psychological intervention developed by Dr...read more

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9780195176216 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, January 4, 2012), cover price $56.00 | About this edition: Maintaining dignity for patients approaching death is a core principle of palliative care.

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Product Description: This Second Edition of The Psychiatry of Palliative Medicine remains a practical and pragmatic distillation of the psychiatry relevant to the terminally ill. Revised throughout and greatly expanded by the addition of two entirely new chapters, it reviews the major psychiatric syndromes encountered in palliative care - depression, anxiety, delirium - and examines psychopharmacological and psychological interventions in detail...read more
By Ad Macleod and Maddocks (foreword by)

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9781846195358 | 2 edition (CRC Pr I Llc, November 11, 2011), cover price $58.95 | About this edition: This Second Edition of The Psychiatry of Palliative Medicine remains a practical and pragmatic distillation of the psychiatry relevant to the terminally ill.

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Product Description: Ageing populations mean that palliative and end of life care for older people must assume greater priority. Indeed, there is an urgent need to improve the experiences of older people at the end of life, given that they have been identified as the 'disadvantaged dying'...read more
By Christine Ingleton (editor)

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9780199569939 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 7, 2011), cover price $61.00 | About this edition: Ageing populations mean that palliative and end of life care for older people must assume greater priority.

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Edited by two leading pioneers of palliative medicine, this essential guide provides you with the core knowledge and skills necessary to provide comprehensive and compassionate care. Designed to meet the needs of the daily medical caretaker, this detailed text examines patient assessment, communication, cultural considerations, legal and ethical issues, advance care planning, symptom control, clinical management of specific illnesses, service delivery, interdisciplinary team composition, and more. From diagnosis to bereavement care, PALLIATIVE CARE: CORE SKILLS AND CLINICAL COMPETENCIES addresses all major clinical, physical, psychological, and spiritual management issues encountered in palliative care - in a user-friendly, ready-reference format.Tap into expert guidance on all aspects of palliative care in one reference.Enhance pain management with a better understanding of the molecular and physiological mechanisms of suffering.Quickly review specific treatment protocols for both malignant and non-malignant illnesses, including HIV/AIDS, heart failure, renal failure, and cirrhosis.Recognize the characteristic features of specific illnesses and master the core clinical skills needed to manage their symptoms, including surgical palliation.Identify and meet the needs of special populations, including pediatric and geriatric patients.Access at-a-glance information on pharmacology―mechanisms of action, indications in palliative care, incompatibility, adverse effects, dosage, and administration―with a formulary of commonly used palliative drugs.Better understand and manage the common and unique challenges associated with delivering palliative care in various social settings.Educate patients and their families on the options available to them with the aid of helpful resources and an appendix outlining reimbursement mechanisms.

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9781437716191 | 2 pap/psc edition (W B Saunders Co, April 27, 2011), cover price $84.95
9781416025979 | 1 edition (W B Saunders Co, July 27, 2007), cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Edited by two leading pioneers of palliative medicine, this essential guide provides you with the core knowledge and skills necessary to provide comprehensive and compassionate care.

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Product Description: Even for the most experienced healthcare professional, managing the last few days of life can be difficult. This unique book provides guidelines for the care of the dying based on the Liverpool Integrated Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP)...read more
By John Ellershaw (editor)

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9780199550838 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, January 22, 2011), cover price $58.00 | About this edition: Even for the most experienced healthcare professional, managing the last few days of life can be difficult.

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Product Description: Delirium is a complex syndrome with a multifactorial aetiology and is characterized by marked disturbances of consciousness, attention, memory, perception, thought, sleep-wake cycle, and by fluctuation of symptoms. This book covers in detail the pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical aspects, differential diagnosis, and management of the syndrome...read more

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9780199572052 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, March 1, 2011), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Delirium is a complex syndrome with a multifactorial aetiology and is characterized by marked disturbances of consciousness, attention, memory, perception, thought, sleep-wake cycle, and by fluctuation of symptoms.

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9780192631992 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 12, 2003, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Delirium is a complex syndrome with a multifactorial aetiology and it is characterized by marked disturbances of consciousness, attention, memory, perception, thought, sleep-wake cycle, and by fluctuation of symptoms.

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